Letters, Feb. 6, 1939

Irish Volcano


"Thomas J. Mooney has been simmering like an Irish Volcano." (TIME, p. 18, Jan. 16.)

The inference is that Mooney is Irish. He is not. Mconey is not the name he was born to.

Better check up before casting slurs like this on the Irish.

MICHAEL FANNING Los Angeles, Calif.

> Tom Mooney's grandparents emigrated to the U. S. from County Mayo, Ireland. If that makes their grandson a Russian, Stalin is a Dutchman.—ED.



It is of no great importance, but your article under "Manufacturing" in the issue of Jan. 2 regarding vicuñas is a little misleading, if the enclosed snapshot [see cut] means any...

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